Regional map of the area of cultivated grain maize (2000) and the area of irrigated grain maize in France, Greece, Italy and Spain (2000)
area equipped for irrigation) are therefore used as a proxy indicator. The map shows that the majority of irrigated grain maize is located in southern Europe.
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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